Articles Related to Laos

Secrets Brought Home by James Milton Smith

February 9, 2015

James Milton Smith, the author of Secrets Brought Home (Amazon Digital Services, 425 pp., $14.99, paper; $9.99, Kindle), is a former Marine and a graduate of CalPoly. His novel is about Owen O’Brien, a newly…

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So Much to Lose by William J. Rust

July 29, 2014

In So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos (University Press of Kentucky, 376 pp., $40) William J. Rust offers a meticulous account of President John F. Kennedy’s vacillating actions toward Laos…

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Kickers by Patrick Lee

June 12, 2014

The cover of Patrick Lee's Kickers: A Novel of the Secret War (CreateSpace, 380 pp., $13.95, paper) depicts an airdrop In Laos. It shows a package, probably rice, dropping after having been booted out of a…

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Invasion of Laos 1971 by Robert D. Sander

June 6, 2014

In 1971, the war in Vietnam was slowly drawing to an end for the U.S. and Richard Nixon was very keen on Vietnamization. An invasion of Laos to close off the Ho Chi Minh Trail was to…

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